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August 22, 2010

Shorties (Born to Run's 35th Anniversary, DBC Pierre, and more)

The New York Post looks back on the release of Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run album, 35 years ago this week.

DBC Pierre talks to the Guardian about his new novel, Lights Out in Wonderland.

Rosanne Cash talks to the Ottawa Citizen about her new memoir, Composed.

The Guardian profiles author James Ellroy.

The Toadies talk to the San Antonio Express-News about finally releasing their album, Feeler.

Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan talk to the Guardian about their musical collaborations.

Flashlight Worthy lists five great novels that don't get enough attention.

The New York Times examines the convergence of indie music labels and indie films.

The Guardian lists 10 of the best pigs in literature.

Win a copy of the Arcade Fire's new album, The Suburbs, as well as the book Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records in this week's LHB contest.

Follow me on Twitter and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily links from the worlds of music, literature, and pop culture)

Atomic Books Comics Preview (highlights of the week's comics & graphic novel releases)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (highlights of the week's book releases)
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists

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